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Converse Appreciation Thread

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by CorporateFresh, Jan 21, 2010.

  1. snuff_daddy

    snuff_daddy Senior member

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    a lot of japanese brands make higher qual chuck look-a-likes
     
  2. Earnest Hemingway

    Earnest Hemingway Senior member

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    Sak x Converse Collab from that might not make it to the US. Even fi it did, estimated retail is $600 - $800 USD. [​IMG]
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    Concepts in cambridge is carrying them, unfortunately the msrp for the chucks is 600
     
  3. CorporateFresh

    CorporateFresh Well-Known Member

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    I can't recall the name of the Japanese group that makes repros of classic Converse (if memory serves, they make Chucks better than Converse used to). Can anyone help me out?

    Needles (Japan)
     
  4. zissou

    zissou Senior member

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    Those handmade chucks look fantastic, but, yeah, there is no way I would pay that much for them.
     
  5. Garage/Surf Rock

    Garage/Surf Rock Senior member

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    I overheard someone on the NYC subway last weekend say to his friend something along the lines of "Why would you buy those when you can buy Converse for much less? They're the same thing", in reference to the Common Projects Achilles low's I was wearing. I didn't say anything, because I don't associate with poor people. And before anyone mentions the irony of me taking the subway, I put $5000 down on my metrocard.

    Take the taxi if you got that much to spend on the subway.
     
  6. Smahatma

    Smahatma Senior member

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    Take the taxi if you got that much to spend on the subway.
    I find your morsels of advice to be immensely helpful. Do you have a periodical newsletter that I may subscribe to?
     
  7. Garage/Surf Rock

    Garage/Surf Rock Senior member

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    I find your pompousness highly affected. Nouveau riche? If your boasts are even real ...
     
  8. RFX45

    RFX45 Senior member

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    JP FW10
    I like the black pair. Red leather looks good too.
    [​IMG][​IMG]
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  9. underwearer

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    those hitop JPs are cool!
     
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    The hi-tops are cool, but what's with that patch in the back? Looks terrible. They should make the oxblood in hi -- that would be murder.
     
  11. WorkingClassDude

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    JP FW10 I like the black pair. Red leather looks good too. [​IMG][​IMG] [​IMG]
    Are those red leathers Lo or Hi? I guess they look like lo's. It's nice to see a couple JP hi top models that have the classic toe (in comparison to the different toe on say the Racearound). That rear patch on the black is weird. It looks like to me a big rectangular patch with a Converse logo that looks like it's in the Von Dutch font. ugh. I wonder if it's removable. Strangely enough I like those white hi tops most of all. When do these hit stores? A few months still right?
     
  12. Robert

    Robert Senior member

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    I find your pompousness highly affected. Nouveau riche? If your boasts are even real ...

    Not to add fuel to fire but isn't "pomposity" always "highly affected"? I mean that's more or less the definition, right?
     
  13. zissou

    zissou Senior member

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    Oh, man, those white canvas JPs look fantastic!
     
  14. Robert

    Robert Senior member

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    Not sure why, but I don't like the side strap things.
     
  15. TyCooN

    TyCooN Senior member

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    [​IMG]
    Those red ones are no joke. Who's stocking?[​IMG]
     
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    Robert Senior member

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    RFX45 Senior member

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    Those red ones are no joke. Who's stocking?[​IMG]

    It's for FW10 so I think it might start coming out around mid to late summer, I could be wrong though.

    Also, I borrowed the pic from another forum but this SeaStars looks surprisingly good.
    [​IMG]
     
  18. TyCooN

    TyCooN Senior member

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    It's for FW10 so I think it might start coming out around mid to late summer, I could be wrong though.

    Also, I borrowed the pic from another forum but this SeaStars looks surprisingly good.
    [​IMG]

    Reminds me of a cross between sperrys and vans.[​IMG]
     
  19. wavvvy

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    It's for FW10 so I think it might start coming out around mid to late summer, I could be wrong though.

    Also, I borrowed the pic from another forum but this SeaStars looks surprisingly good.


    NT :hat
     
  20. willy cheesesteak

    willy cheesesteak Senior member

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    I don't think I could ever get down with those boat shoe/sneaker sole hybrids. They just look confused as hell. Would rather just rock sneakers or reg boat shoes.
     

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